Walk Category: Day
Getting There: Car
Nearest Town: Blackwood
Walk Area: Central Victoria
Distance from Melbourne GPO: 89 km
Mobile Phone Coverage: Yes but coverage varies by provider
Walk Details Collated: October 2013
Walk Details Provided By: Boroondara Bushwalkers
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Jack Cann Reserve: Car parking
Drive to Blackwood on the Western Highway via Melton and Bacchus Marsh, taking the C318 exit and turning right. After 6.4 km turn right to stay on C318 and in 10.7km in Blackwood, turn left onto Simmons Reef Road . After 1.4 km take a sharp left to stay on Simmons Reef Rd and in 450 km you will reach the Garden of St Erth and Jack Cann Reserve.
Please park away from Garden of St Erth as the closer parking spots are for visitors to the Garden. Click here for a map of Blackwood showing the recreation reserve.
Weather forecast: Central District
Department of Environment & Primary Industry: Wombat State Forest Drive (Aug 2003)
Bushwalking Victoria's advocacy efforts aim to proactively influence decisions that impact on bushwalking and bushwalkers in Victoria, by engaging with key decision makers and land managers such as Parks Victoria and the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP)to ensure that bushwalking issues and opportunities are understood and considered when policies and decisions are made that impact on the bushwalking community in Victoria.
Below is a list of campaigns that we encourage you to join: